Posts Tagged ‘Byron Tau’

30 Years of City Paper: ‘How the Gun Lobby Shot Down D.C.’s Congressional Vote’

The Post reports today that a federal appeals court has backed several of the District's gun laws which came into question after the 2008 District of Columbia v. Heller decision. This is the second time the District's gun laws have been deemed appropriate under the Supreme Court decision.
A three-judge panel ruled in a 2-to-1 decision that gun [...]

Travis Childers for D.C. Council? Stick to Mississippi, Activists Say

Activists with DC Vote—whose executive director Ilir Zherka figures heavily into this week's City Paper cover story by writer Byron Tau —staged a "file-in" demonstration on Capitol Hill yesterday, one by one filing into the offices of U.S. Rep. Travis Childers in protest of the Mississippi Democrat's efforts to gut the District's gun laws.
It was Childers' 11th-hour [...]